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Health International, Issue 12


Health International, issue 12

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How to improve clinical behavior in primary care
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How to improve clinical behavior in primary care

Getting GPs to make significant changes to their day-to-day activities can be difficult. But the result can be better patient outcomes and lower healthcare costs.

Using payments to drive cost-reducing innovations
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Using payments to drive cost-reducing innovations

When properly designed, outcomes-based payments can encourage innovations that improve care quality and reduce costs. How can you tell if your design is right?

Frontline lessons in transforming a large university hospital
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Frontline lessons in transforming a large university hospital: An interview with Daniel Moinard and Julien Samson

The CEO and deputy CEO of the Hospices Civils de Lyon, France's second-largest university-hospital network, share their experience leading the institution's transformation.

How health systems can improve value in cancer care
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How health systems can improve value in cancer care

Cancer is becoming the most expensive disease for many health systems. A pathway-based approach can help reduce variability in care delivery, improve outcomes, and control costs.

Creating and sustaining change in nursing care delivery
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Creating and sustaining change in nursing care delivery

By giving nurses more control over their work environment and more opportunities for professional advancement, hospitals and health systems can reduce nurse turnover, lower costs, and improve patient care.

Changing patient behavior: the next frontier in healthcare value
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Changing patient behavior: the next frontier in healthcare value

To address the rising cost of chronic conditions, health systems must find effective ways to get people to adopt healthier behaviors. A new person-centric approach to behavior change is likely to improve the odds of success.

Private health insurance in China
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Private health insurance in China: Finding the winning formula

As China is moving toward full enrollment of the population into basic medical insurance schemes, limitations of the public system become apparent. What roles can private insurers play to address unmet needs in China's evolving market?

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Health International, issue 11

Health International Issue 11

The health systems of developed countries have entered an era of unprecedented uncertainty. Until recently, increasing investments in health care enabled them to achieve significant gains—the populations they serve lived longer, better, and happier. However, the current fiscal challenges these health systems face are severe.more

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